Sapper Frederick Jones

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

16 Oct 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation



Mr Chandler, Waldeck Road


Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

93 Highbury Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph , 27th October 1917
Sapper Frederick Jones

Sapper Frederick Jones, 522869, 225th Field Company Royal Engineers, died just after midnight on October 16th, 1917, after being wounded in the neck and thigh by an aerial bomb a short time earlier on the previous day.

He had only recently been discharged from hospital after being wounded by a shell falling on his billet on September 11th. Three men were killed and eight wounded in that incident.

Ridgmont-born Frederick Jones had married Sarah Ann Browne at Kempston Parish Church, Bedford, on July 1st, 1903. By the time he enlisted in May 1916 he and Sarah were living at 93 Highbury Road, Luton, and Frederick was employed as a bricklayer by Mr Chandler, of Waldeck Road. He went to the Front in April 1917.

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Sapper Frederick Jones

Author: Deejaya

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